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Organizations relating to Urban

International Urban Development Association / Paris, France / Est. 1975
Society for Urban Development in East Africa / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Pacific Rim Council on Urban Development / Los Angeles CA, USA / Est. 1989
European Urban Research Association / Dortmund, Germany / Est. 1997
Council for European Urbanism / Berlin, Germany / Est. 2003
Nordic Urban Design Association / Bjírndalstrae, Norway / Est. 2006
European Association of Urban Missions / Cesky Tesin, Czech Rep
Urban Affairs Association / Milwaukee WI, USA / Est. 1969
Federación Iberoamericana Urbanistas / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2010
International Network of Resource Centers on Urban Agriculture and Food Security / Leusden, Netherlands / Est. 1999
International Environmental Technology Centre / Osaka, Japan / Est. 1992
Joint Committee of IAHR and IAW on Urban Drainage / Burlington ON, Canada / Est. 1982
International Research Group on Law and Urban Space / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1996
Global Urban Development / Rehoboth Beach DE, USA / Est. 2001
Regional Centre on Urban Water Management, Teheran / Teheran, Iran Islamic Rep / Est. 2002
YMCA World Urban Network
Centro Iberoamericano de Desarrollo Estratégico Urbano / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1993
Arab Urban Development Institute / Riyadh, Saudi Arabia / Est. 1979
International Urban Planning and Environment Association / Seattle WA, USA / Est. 1952
CIVITAS / Szentendre, Hungary / Est. 2002
Nordic Urban and Housing Research Network / Aalto, Finland / Est. 1997
Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura y Urbanismo / Madrid, Spain
Asian Urban Research Association / Shippensburg PA, USA / Est. 1986
European Urban Knowledge Network / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 2005
International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism / London, UK / Est. 2001
International Society of Travel Medicine / Dunwoody GA, USA / Est. 1991
Network-Association of European Researchers in Urbanisation in the South / Est. 1996
African Forum for Urban Security / Est. 1998
European Forum for Urban Security / Paris, France / Est. 1987
EUROPAN / Montreuil, France / Est. 1988
Salzburg Congress on Urban Planning and Development / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1965
Peri-Urban Regions Platform Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2004
Sustainable Project Management- Public-Private Partnerships for the Urban Environment / Rougemont, Switzerland / Est. 1994
Cooperation for the Continuing Development of Urban and Suburban Transportation / Lyon, France / Est. 1980
International Seminar on Urban Form / Auckland, New Zealand / Est. 1996
Regional Network Office for Urban Safety / Pathum Thani, Thailand / Est. 2002
Network on Urban Research in the European Union / Duisburg, Germany / Est. 1989
Foro Latinoamericano para la Seguridad Urbana y la Democracia / Est. 2001
Urban Biodiversity and Design / Est. 2008
International Forum on Urbanism / Delft, Netherlands
NewCities Foundation / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 2010
Urban Environmental Accords / Gwangju, Korea Rep / Est. 2012
Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies / Rotterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1948
European Centre on Urban Risks / Lisbon, Portugal / Est. 1998
Development Planning Unit / London, UK / Est. 1971
Institute for International Urban Development / Cambridge MA, USA / Est. 2005
European Academy of the Urban Environment, Berlin / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1991
Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor / London, UK / Est. 2004
Adriano Olivetti Foundation / Rome, Italy / Est. 1962
Centro de Estudios Urbanos y Regionales / Buenos Aires, Argentina

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World Problems relating to Urban

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Informal sector
Uncontrolled urban development
Urban slums
Urban unemployment
Urban road traffic congestion
Urban-industrial air pollution
Disruptive migration of rural population to cities
Inaccessibility of health services
Shortage of urban land
Unattractive pedestrian environments in urban areas
Photochemical oxidant formation
Discrimination against rural women
Defective municipal water delivery equipment
Urban psychosis
Maldistribution of urban shopping facilities
Insufficient common land in urban environments
Restrictive building codes in urban areas
Insufficient diversification of urban and industrial energy supply
Inadequate health care in urban slums
Psychotic violence
Endangered public reserves
Unbalanced urban population density gradients
Enticing attractions of urban employment
Inadequate urban political machinery
Urban fires

Action Strategies relating to Urban

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Renewing urban environment
Compiling urban indicators
Creating sustainable cities
Reducing urban air pollution
Developing smart communities
Implementing urban air pollution programmes
Urban parks
Advancing urban development
Promoting planting of urban trees
Relieving psychological stress of urban environment
Providing training for urban environmental health workers
Assessing urban health and environmental conditions
Supporting public participation in urban environment improvement programmes
Planning cities
Implementing urban innovations
Implementing water and sanitation programmes for the urban poor
Strengthening education on urban energy and transportation services
Designing sustainable urban settlements
Improving public utilities in urban areas
Developing sustainable transport systems in cities
Monitoring urban-industrial air pollution
Reconciling urban planning with availability of water resources
Greening urban environments
Establishing urban housing model
Managing urban wastes

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